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Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 00:26
Replies: 100
Views: 4,161
Posted By NDhunter
Ted: Thanks for that info. it is appreciated. I...

Ted:

Thanks for that info. it is appreciated. I am looking at the Habicht porro. I refer to the SLC when discussing that model.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 19th May 2018, 22:41
Replies: 100
Views: 4,161
Posted By NDhunter
I have a question about when Swarovski started...

I have a question about when Swarovski started changing lens coatings on the Habicht binoculars.

Was it a steady progression as they are know for ? How would one from 1999 be.

I am looking for a...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:55
Replies: 47
Views: 1,126
Posted By NDhunter
Lots of ingenuity shown on here, and I like the...

Lots of ingenuity shown on here, and I like the effort. But for most, keep it simple get
the original Berlebach Binocular Support, for only $34.95, from Mr. Star Guy, here in the
US.

These have the...
Forum: Zen Ray Saturday 12th May 2018, 02:02
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By NDhunter
I would not put any more money in the ZR. A...

I would not put any more money in the ZR. A repair will be well over $100.00.

I would check into getting a replacement. The Bushnell Legend M seems to be a clone
of the Zenray, it is a very nice...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th May 2018, 12:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,215
Posted By NDhunter
The EL SV would be my choice for your needs. ...

The EL SV would be my choice for your needs. Very easy to look through
and the handling is superb.

If you don't like the rain guard, get a set of winged eyecups, and the winged
rain guard, that is...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 24th April 2018, 22:49
Replies: 36
Views: 1,435
Posted By NDhunter
I would recommend the 8.5x42 EL, as it is a great...

I would recommend the 8.5x42 EL, as it is a great size, 8.5 X offers some nice advantages.

It has long been considered the "universal distance viewer", and you mention you prefer a...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 22nd April 2018, 22:18
Replies: 263
Views: 7,327
Posted By NDhunter
Dangers of birdwatching.

I live and farm in ND, and right now we have been in full migration of waterfowl, as we live
in the central flyway for ducks and geese making their trip back to Canada, up north.

On my farm we have...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 9th April 2018, 22:50
Replies: 52
Views: 2,690
Posted By NDhunter
It seems if anyone that has noticed the issue,...

It seems if anyone that has noticed the issue, most would get used to it
shortly.

Otherwise, the top companies like Swarovski and Zeiss would have never
introduced these superior flat field optics...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 9th April 2018, 22:00
Replies: 52
Views: 2,690
Posted By NDhunter
Chuck: I agree with your thoughts, most users of...

Chuck:

I agree with your thoughts, most users of the SV 8x32 will not have a concern with an issue of glare. I enjoy the Swarovision models like you do, and find them a very good choice.

And for...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 7th April 2018, 21:52
Replies: 44
Views: 1,398
Posted By NDhunter
James: Your mailbox is full. Jerry

James: Your mailbox is full.

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 7th April 2018, 14:58
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By NDhunter
Lee: In the US, Zeiss came out with an offer to...

Lee:

In the US, Zeiss came out with an offer to purchase a proper cordura case
for the Terra, after some complaints came in.

I could not find out the details on the Zeiss subforum, but I think...
Forum: Nikon Friday 6th April 2018, 23:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By NDhunter
The MOLCET thing has made both Bob and Steve...

The MOLCET thing has made both Bob and Steve famous and they did not
even know it. ;)

This abbreviated technique was originally penned by Brocknroller, who
has not posted for a long time on here,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 6th April 2018, 22:07
Replies: 81
Views: 4,133
Posted By NDhunter
Patudo: Well said, I agree with your thoughts...

Patudo:

Well said, I agree with your thoughts about the older alpha models. There are things about
build quality, glass and coatings that are still at a high level.

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Friday 6th April 2018, 01:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By NDhunter
I am wondering who ever considers a case in the...

I am wondering who ever considers a case in the decision when purchasing a high end binocular.

I know, that I don't. This is the last of your concerns. In a ranking scale, it is around -0, in...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 5th April 2018, 23:59
Replies: 59
Views: 6,491
Posted By NDhunter
The Zeiss SF is clearly the best of the Zeiss...

The Zeiss SF is clearly the best of the Zeiss binoculars, the flagship, etc.
It has the better ergos. open frame design, larger FOV and balance that is top of the line.

The Victory HT is a...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 22:59
Replies: 213
Views: 8,283
Posted By NDhunter
The older Swarovski 10x50 SLC, the later ones are...

The older Swarovski 10x50 SLC, the later ones are very good, and will
give you a wow view.

These are among the best 10x50 binoculars available, in the top 5 even
with newer models offered in...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 02:45
Replies: 54
Views: 2,520
Posted By NDhunter
BC: I like your discussions, and we all should...

BC:

I like your discussions, and we all should not take each other too seriously.

This is just about optics, and much subjective opinion. ;)

I have a fault of being too blunt sometimes, I...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 01:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,375
Posted By NDhunter
The 8x25 Terra is made in Japan, and the other...

The 8x25 Terra is made in Japan, and the other Terra's are made in China,
at a lower quality and price point.

That says it all right there.

After reading some of the other posts, I agree that the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 22:19
Replies: 54
Views: 2,520
Posted By NDhunter
Ted: Your suggestion of the Leupold Yosemite...

Ted:

Your suggestion of the Leupold Yosemite 6x30 is a very good one.
They are well recognized as a nice value in this size.

The Kowa porro is also much the same. Great entry level binoculars, and...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 00:51
Replies: 81
Views: 3,072
Posted By NDhunter
I am wondering if you are joking or ? If the EII...

I am wondering if you are joking or ? If the EII needs its hinge tightened, you just pry off the hinge
cap, and tighten the nut up. I have been there on similar optics like the SE, I think.

Jerry
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 00:27
Replies: 81
Views: 3,072
Posted By NDhunter
You need to realize you will never be satisfied,...

You need to realize you will never be satisfied, there is no perfect, whatever it is. So just deal with it. ;)

And please don't get Bill started on his guitars. :-C

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Monday 2nd April 2018, 21:46
Replies: 45
Views: 3,461
Posted By NDhunter
I would take a look at the Allbinos site, and...

I would take a look at the Allbinos site, and look at the rankings and reviews and how they rate them.

I don't think you could go wrong with either one, both are very good binoculars.

The Victory...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 1st April 2018, 22:55
Replies: 81
Views: 4,133
Posted By NDhunter
Arthur: You seemed to have changed your mind...

Arthur:

You seemed to have changed your mind when I asked you about this
question a while ago. ;)

The Leica 8x32 BN is a very nice binocular, I like its handling and very
nice ease of view.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 31st March 2018, 00:27
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By NDhunter
You have received lots of good advice so far. ...

You have received lots of good advice so far. The late model Swarovski EL does offer a stunning view.
I know, and have compared it to the newer models.

Now it is up to you to decide, and good...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 30th March 2018, 22:48
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By NDhunter
I had a 10x50 SLC Neu version for several years. ...

I had a 10x50 SLC Neu version for several years. It has nice contrast and sharpness, and very bright in lower light.

It is a nice value when found used, as it is among the best 10x50's
available...
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